No. 21

25 May 1998

The Political Scene

The Americans say that the time "is not far off" when they will be forcedto acknowledge that agreement cannot be reached on the package of proposals they have putforward to break the deadlock on the Palestinian track. The Egyptians and the French,looking a little further into the future, are calling for an international conference torestore momentum to the peace process. The EU and Israel are having an acrimonious rowover exports from the occupied...